Tag: critical thinking

 

Achieved: Mission Impossible!

The photographs will be an instant distraction in this post. Yeah some saw a boiled or poached egg on plate, and will have thought ‘What’s great about that?!! FFS‘. Except that it isn’t ‘a boiled or poached egg’ in the usual sense of how eggs are boiled or poached (usingRead More

What exactly is evidence?

I’ve touched on evidence before but I had not actually dealt with ‘what it is’. I also explored what ‘facts’ were. None of the following means to diminish the value of tangible evidence. In other posts I would have shown what people do with hard evidence when they do getRead More

Digging into logical fallacy

It’s usually a good idea to define what one is talking about. Fallacy is derived from the Latin word, fallacia which means trick, deceit or fraud. Logical fallacy is an argument containing faulty reasoning. Also note that ‘reasoning’ itself depends on applications of the rules of logic – which standRead More

Fallacy: Relative Privation

As usual this is triggered by my interactions in the background, with one or two who are gluttons for punishment – with exceptionally thick callouses on their backs! 😂 Oh yes – the beatings over the years has caused this. Obviously they derive some ‘masochistic’ pleasure from this! Just toRead More

Testing idiocy

LiveFyre Sidenotes have been installed on the site. Tough – no tutorial on this. You know the magic words – ‘Google is your friend’. This post is just to ensure that I’ve stated the bleeding obvious: 1. With each opportunity or power must come proportionate degrees of restraint and responsibility.Read More

Self-deception

I’m of course expected to be accused of being better than thou and being arrogant in writing this post. As per usual, if one (i.e. me) makes critical observations of others, this is bound to be construed as implying I’m better than others, and therefore I’m arrogant – I knowRead More

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